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It’s finally golf season! ⛳️🏌🏻🏆 If you’re looking for people to get onto the green with, download the eseo app. And read this list of the best golf courses in Philly to enjoy a Sunday round.

Summer is here and it’s time to enjoy the great outdoors. What better way to than a round of golf with your friends on a sunny weekend morning. 

It’s so important to play sports as an adult, and golf is a great option for people of all fitness levels.

Luckily, Greater Philadelphia has some of the best golf courses in the state. With so many to choose from, you’ll be able to test your skill on many of these fantastic courses.

If you want to meet new people to play with, use the eseo app to find golf fans in your area. And keep reading to discover 14 fantastic golf courses in the city to go to practice your backswing.

14 Amazing Golf Courses in Philadelphia

Here are the 14 Philadelphia golf courses you’ll want to check out this season.

Walnut Lane Golf Club

Location: 100 Walnut Lane

Walnut Lane Golf Club is located in the picturesque Wissahickon Valley Park. It was designed by famous golf course designer Alex Findlay and has been welcoming happy golfers since 1940.

Bala Golf Club

Location: 2200 Belmont Ave

Bala Golf Club is located only 12 minutes from downtown Philly, making it one of the most convenient options for golfers who live in the city center. It has a long history and has been operating for over 115 years.

Merion Golf Club

Location: 450 Ardmore Ave

Merion Golf Club was designed by Hugh Wilson. It has the honour of having hosted most USGA championships in America. It is considered one of the best courses in the country and is beloved by famous golfers such as Jack Nicklaus.

John F. Byrne Golf Club

Location: 9550 Leon St

Another course designed by Alex Findlay, John F Byrne Golf Club has one of the most respected courses in Philly. It’s a great place to bring children for its First Tee program that provides affordable access to golf.

Juniata Golf Club

Location: 1391 Cayuga St

Juniata Golf Club has a scenic golf course located just outside of the city of Philadelphia. It is ideal for all skill levels and offers various levels of challenge for players.

Glen Mills

Location: 221 Glen Mills Rd

The award-winning golf course at Glen Mills is one of the best-rated golf courses in Pennsylvania. Enjoy this fully-serviced 18-hole course in the middle of the natural beauty of Glen Mills. 

Rolling Green Golf Club

Location: 280 N State Rd

Designed by Willian Flynn, Rolling Green Golf Club is located in the Philly suburbs. The club has been open for nearly a century and has hosted two USGC championships.

Jeffersonville Golf Club

Location: 2400 W Main St

Jeffersonville Golf Club’s course is ranked as one of the top 10 public golf courses in Pennsylvania. The course was designed by architectural legend Donald Ross and has been operating since 1931.

The Union League Golf Club at Torresdale

Location: 3801 Grant Ave

The Union League Golf Club at Torresdale is a beautiful, newly-renovated course presented by The Union League of Philadelphia. The Union League recently underwent massive renovations, so check it out to see what the latest golf facilities look like.

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River Winds Golf & Tennis Club

Location: 270 Eagle Point Rd

The course at River Winds Golf & Tennis Club is an 18-hole championship course designed to honor the heritage of Scottish and Irish golf. It is a picturesque course nestled in the beautiful Delaware River wetlands. Players will enjoy lovely scenery, including the Philadelphia skyline.

Melrose Country Club

Location: 7600 Tookany Creek Pkwy

Melrose Country Club is a massive 116-acre property located in Cheltenham. Their club offers a number of facilities, including a gorgeous 18-hole public golf course.

The Abington Club

Location: 300 Meetinghouse Road

For a casual round of golf, visit the Abington Club’s 9-hole golf course. This public course is located in Jenkintown and offers memberships for unlimited play.  

Radnor Valley Country Club

Location: 555 Sproul Rd

The golf course at Radnor Valley Country Club is a family-friendly option for anyone interested in playing golf with their kids. They pride themselves on being an inclusive space and host monthly events for men, women, seniors and children to enjoy golf.

Cedarbrook Country Club

Location: 180 Penllyn Pike

The Cedarbrook Country Club offers a 4-acre large golf course available for junior golfers to improve their skills. Players enjoy views of the Wissahickon Creek and plenty of indigenous greenery.  

Aronimink Golf Club

Location: 3600 St Davis Rd

Aronimink Golf Club is a private Platinum Gold Club located in Newton Square, on the outskirts of Philadelphia. The golf course was designed by Donald Ross and is considered a challenging course meant to help experienced players improve their technique.

Paxton Hollow Golf Club

Location: 850 Paxton Hollow Rd

Paxton Hollow Golf Club is a public and affordable golf course just west of Philly. Located near the airport, this course is considered competitive with some of the private gold courses in the area and is one of the most popular courses in Greater Philadelphia.  

Play at the Best Golf Courses in Philadelphia

That concludes our list of the best golf courses in Philly. Be sure to download the eseo app to find new friends to golf with. We’re working to foster a community of athletes in Philadelphia and we’d love to have you on our team!

And if you enjoy a round with your new eseo friends, don’t forget to snap a pic and tag us on Instagram for a chance to be featured! We love seeing what you’re doing.

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